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. >>> a thousand local students took to the fedex field today to fight childhood obesity. try to set a guinness world record for the largest virtual exercise record. no word yet if they were successful. you can always learn more about fighting childhood obesity at wusa9.com. click on the lighten up icon. >>> still ahead, how long can this weather last? topper is coming back with your full forecast. >>> first, millions of folks are waiting in unemployment lines these days. we'll tell you about a new resource that could help them find jobs. that's coming up next. chevy chase bank is becoming capital one bank. with the most locations in the dc area, we figured they could use our help. ♪ down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? >>> unemployment rose to 9.6% in august. across the country, unemployment rose in 27 states, fell in 13. state unchanged in ten states and the district. unemployment rate rose to 7% in virginia and 7.3% in the state of maryland. maryland is doing what it can to
, spending 121 days -- sorry. beating the old record of 107. submits it to guinness. guinness says, oh, sorry, we don't have any openings in that particular record this time around, we cannot accept what you've done. so basically, he did all this and then they rejected this guy and said no, you didn't break the record, you're not getting in the book here after all of that, all those snakes. he was with not only all -- two black mambas, two green mambas, all these dangerous snakes. and if you don't remember what the black mamba was, of course you remember the great movie "kill bill." the black mamba had that incredible scene where he killed that guy there and all that. can you imagine, he went to all these lengths, stayed in that room, and did not get in the book? >> you know what, though? i actually have to say i think the guinness book, they have really stringent rules -- >> they're strict. >> i think what they're basically saying is there was no one who could verify probably what he did. i mean i hate to be a pessimist but -- >> rules are rules, i guess, but guinness kind of want to prevent
is the size of a boo boo. >> just a little boo boo. >> it's organized by the guinness world records to promote the 2011 guinness book of world records. >> apparently giant george didn't even know boo boo was a dog. he kind of looked at boo boo kind of you know -- ha? what are you? thought it was a cat, treat, something to eat. >>> take a look at this. a rare sighting off the southern california coast. this is a pod of blue whales spotted swim in redondo beach yesterday. there were about 20 to 30 whales. look at that. whale watching experts say it's rare to see them in these waters. several whale watching boats and paddle boaters gathered around to watch them up close. esk >>> got a story idea or comment you would like to share with us? email brian@cbs5.com. >> thanks so much for watching. >> thank you for watching cbs "early edition." >> checking out what's in the "chronicle" today. >> have a great morning. >> we'll see you bright and early friday morning. >> friday!
cowboys and a few cowgirls now hold the guinness record for the largest number of people lassoing at the same time. 69 churros twirled the ropes simultaneously for nearly three minutes in the city of guadalajara. >> nice roll of the rs there. >> you like that? >> they far surpassed the previous record of 23 which was set last year by texas. good ole cowboys. >> none of them look that happy to be breaking the record. it was almost like work. >> they were tired, what do you expect? nice job. we'll be back with more "world news now" right after this. >>> next saturday marks the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. it's a somber week for many, but it is also a week rife with debate. >> at the heart of that debate the proposed islamic community center near ground zero. as dan harris reports, it could be a very long week. >> there is only one truth, it's in this book. if it's not in this book it's not true. >> reporter: pastor bill keller, a notoriously anti-islamic televangelist who earned his theology degree while serving time for insider trading, held a small service at a hotel nea
. >> an armenian candy company set a new mouth-watering guinness record for the biggest chocolate bar in the world. look at that. the ginormous block of dark chocolate weighed a whopping feet -- 18 feet long, rather, and 9 feet wide and 10 inches thick. >> wow. you go next if you had a hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor rand founder of hoveround., when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free overound information kit, that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie: "it's by far the best chair i've ever owned." terri: "last year, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for "little or no money." jim plunkitt: "no cost. absolutely no cost to me." breaking news...when you call today, we'll include a free hoveround collapsible grabber with the purchase of your power chair. it reaches, it grabs, it's collapsible and it's portable. it goes wherever you go. get it free while supplies last. call the number on your screen to get your free video, brochure and your f
the guinness book of world records that this is indeed the world's largest potato. >> he said the secret was the right seed. you've got to have the right seed to morph into the proper -- >> you're clever. i'm sure. wild stuff, though, yes. >> here's a disturbing picture. and a disturbing story. >> where we left off last week with the smoking kid. >> right. i'm saying, this is a dog who apparently now smokes a pack a day. >> puppy. >> it's a little puppy dog. the owner said at first the dog did not like the smell. shocking, he didn't like the smell of smoke being blown into his face. apparently he got accustomed to it. >> that's how he got him accustomed to it, blowing smoke in his face to this little puppy in china. >> the people around him in that neighborhood say he's a bad pet owner. i would say so. they need to take this little guy away from the owner. >> the smoking 2-year-old was up to 40 cigarettes a day. i got a lot of buzz on our website. now the puppies are smoking. what's going on in the world? this story cracks us both up here. this is a woman in korea. she's been trying for
have clinched the guinness record for the fastest relay race in stilettos, ouch. they ran the 100 meter dash, and you can see right there, they're a good-sized heel, that's three inches. >> oh, man. and it took them just 1:04 to break the record. about 100 women and one man were in the competition. the winners say the key to victory is running on your toes. that way the high heels never touch the ground. >> that's why women are so in love with those platform heels right now. it's easier to run in those. >> i don't know how y'all walk in those things, let alone run. >> they do it much better than i do. >> go nurse those bunions. we'll be right back with more "world news now." let me tell you about a very important phone call i made. when i got my medicare card, i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare, call now to find out how an aarp... insured by unitedhealthcare insu
what kind of beer is that? >> it's guinness right now, but i think i'm going to switch and use a texas beer. it makes sense since it's the texas state fair. jenna: is will any secret to making really good fried beer? >> there is, but that's the trade secret part of it. [laughter] no sane person would ever put beer in a fryer. you just don't put beer in a fryer. jenna: go ahead, jon, try it. jon: i think it's technically illegal to drink a beer on television, but i guess you can eat one, right? jenna: we're in a new area. he's chewing. >> a completely new food category. jon: i can taste it. jenna: what do you think? jon: well, i like my beer cold. [laughter] jenna: i don't know if the fried beer is right for you if you like the cold stuff. mark, real quick, are you going to sell this? are you going to package it? what are you going to do with fried beer? >> it'll actually be at the state fair, and i think it's probably going to be five to an order, and after that i'm looking at doing wholesale and retail packaging. i've gotten a lot of interest across the u.s. as well as overseas. jenna
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